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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191541
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Date:22-NOV-2016
Time:15:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E300 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Extra EA-330LX
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: SP-SEB
MSN: LC042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Czestochowa-Rudniki Airport (CZW/EPRU) -   Poland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Częstochowa-Rudniki Airport (CZW/EPRU)
Destination airport:Częstochowa-Rudniki Airport (CZW/EPRU)
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Narrative:
Two pilots were killed when the Extra 330LX, on which they were practicing aerobatics crashed. The airplane came down near the airport's runway and the extent of the damage suggests a near vertical crash with high energy.
The plane crashed while returning from aerobatics training flight. While returning, a 50m agl knife-edge low pass was performed over the airfield and during a subsequent climb, the engine stopped due to fuel starvation at 150m agl. This was followed by a spin and crash.

Cause of the accident.
- Inadequate calculation of the amount of fuel needed to fly, which led to the engine's engine failing due to lack of fuel.
- Turning the aircraft during a turn with high bank angle at low altitude with no engine running.

Sources:

http://mib.gov.pl/files/0/1797511/20162965RK.pdf
tv news and aeronautical forum
https://www.tvn24.pl/czestochowa-spadl-samolot-akrobacyjny-zginely-dwie-osoby,693949,s.html
https://www.jetphotos.com/showphotos.php?regsearch=SP-SEB

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Nov-2016 17:50 superflyer Added
22-Nov-2016 18:26 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
23-Nov-2016 06:21 superflyer Updated [Departure airport]
02-Dec-2016 11:58 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Narrative]
10-Dec-2016 17:43 superflyer Updated [Narrative]
16-Apr-2017 07:37 harro Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2021 09:17 RobertMB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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